Tasneem Tayeb | The Daily Star
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  • Covid-19: Can this be the war to end all wars?

    Wars and epide-mics make the perfect bedfellows. Wars create the perfect wombs where murky diseases can gestate and then combust, wiping out entire populations as they spread around the world.
  • Covid-19, Iran sanctions, and how politics aids a pandemic

    These are unprecedented times, times that call for unprecedented measures, humane measures.
  • Why we should worry about dengue too

    With fears of the spiralling Coronavirus pandemic occupying our minds, dengue seems to have taken a backseat, especially in terms of our preparedness to fight off the disease.
  • Coronavirus: A pitched battle against a mortal enemy

    The coronavirus, now declared a pandemic by WHO, has created panic around the world, and Bangladesh is no exception. As soon as the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed the first cases of coronavirus in the country on March 8,
  • Allies, alliances and turncoats

    At 92, Mahathir Mohamad, the world’s oldest serving president, came into the limelight recently, but for all the wrong reasons. On February 22, without any prior notice, Mahathir suddenly tendered his resignation as the prime minister of the country, less than two years into his tenure.